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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Indian netizens are flocking to Koo, but what does it mean for censorship in the world's largest democracy?
     18 February 2021
    A tussle between the Indian government and Twitter is fuelling a surge in users on India's new social media platform, Koo. It's raising questions over censorship and freedom of speech in the world's biggest democracy.
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    Million-year-old DNA from mammoth teeth found in Siberia is oldest genome ever sequenced
    18 Feb: It's not quite Jurassic Park, but scientists have successfully extracted and reconstructed million-year-old DNA from mammoth teeth — and solved a couple of mysteries about the creatures' evolutionary history along the way.... more
    Reaching zero emissions will be 'hardest thing humanity's done', Bill Gates says
    17 Feb: Bill Gates says new innovation, beyond solar and wind power, is needed to reach zero emissions by 2050.... more
    NASA's Perseverance rover is different to any mission that's landed on Mars. Here's why
    16 Feb: Perseverance is now just days away from a daring landing on Mars, and its mission is completely different to any mission that has gone before it. Here's what we know.... more
    Maria Pevchikh: The young investigator uncovering 'the hidden world of Vladimir Putin'
    16 Feb: She's a thorn in the side of Russia's strongman President. Maria Pevchikh claims her latest expose confirms Vladimir Putin is secretly "the richest person in the world".... more
    Sydney news: NSW Opposition Leader Jodi McKay denies writing letter of support for paedophile
    16 Feb: MORNING BRIEFING: The letter pertains to a Tamil refugee who reportedly assaulted a 13-year-old Sydney girl but was not a letter of support, Jodi McKay says.... more
    UK starts Australian-style hotel quarantine to fight coronavirus variants. Will it work?
    16 Feb: Nearly a year after the coronavirus pandemic began, the UK has introduced an Australian-style hotel quarantine system, but with some major differences.... more
    World number one Ash Barty advances to Australian Tennis Open quarter-finals after beating Shelby Rogers
    16 Feb: World number one and local hope Ash Barty has advanced to the Australian Tennis Open quarter-finals after beating Shelby Rogers in straight sets... more
    Crown fallout continues as WA chief casino officer Michael Connolly stood aside over friendships with staff
    15 Feb: The WA Government's chief casino officer Michael Connolly took Crown employees fishing and was friends with them "for an extended period", prompting concerns about a potential or perceived conflict or interest.... more
    New Zealand records no new local cases of COVID-19 since start of Auckland lockdown
    15 Feb: New Zealand's Ministry of Health says no new cases of coronavirus have been detected in the community, a day after positive tests in Auckland sent the country's largest city into three-day lockdown.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     07 Feb: Thousands of Indian farmers blockade Delhi highways in protest after internet being cut off and journalists charged ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     13 Feb: In world news headlines - ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     06 Feb: Myanmar's military has cut off the internet and Facebook. It's a tactic straight from the authoritarian playbook ++++++++++++++++++++++
     07 Feb: Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Myanmar's cities to denounce this week's coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi despite a blockade on the internet by the junta ++++++++++++++++++++++
     31 Jan: How shooting whales with air rifles is helping scientists study Antarctica's changing environment +++++++++++++++++
     09 Feb: Donald Trump's impeachment trial looks to be heading for an acquittal, but the 14th amendment could give Democrats a Plan B ++++++++++++++
     11 Feb: World Health Organization scientists recommend Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine for all age groups ++++++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      28 Feb: 61st golden shears in jeopardy (NZ Herald)
      27 Feb: Watch live: sir graeme douglas international (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 Feb: Australian cricketers enjoy day out at miramar golf course (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 Feb: Loss of father rocks international vet student at massey university (Stuff.co.nz)
      27 Feb: England in new zealand: tourists secure series with another assured victory (BBCWorld)
      26 Feb: Locked out of new zealand for a year, lincoln international student is finally back to complete her phd (Stuff.co.nz)
      26 Feb: International expert probing wuhan covid origins says visit 'sobering experience' (RadioNZ)
      26 Feb: Recap: white ferns vs england (RadioNZ)
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    Rugby:
    Cyclist Anton Cooper is once again the New Zealand elite cross country champion 13:07

    Law and Order:
    Emma Coronel Aispuro went from beauty queen to the notorious El Chapo's wife. Then came her high-profile arrest 12:27

    Rugby League:
    David Nyika's adamant he did nothing wrong in his controversial professional boxing debut win over Jesse Maio  12:27

    Golf:
    Lydia Ko remains amongst the leading pack after moving day at the latest LPGA Tour event in Florida 12:17

    Rugby League:
    Joseph Parker just wants to be kept busy from now on 11:57

    Rugby:
    The Blues are looking for their new, short-term home 11:36

    International:
    India's coronavirus cases mysteriously fell. But with vaccines delayed, some fear the rise of COVID-19 variants 11:16

    Politics:
    It looks like genome sequencing links yesterday's Covid-19 community cases to the current cluster 11:06

    Boxing:
    A monumental heavyweight boxing bout coming down under isn't out of the question 10:47

    Cricket:
    Level two won't stop the White Ferns and England from competing on the cricket pitch 10:26

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